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COVID-19 Response

Like everyone else, we urge you to wash your hands and engage in social distancing.

Unlike everyone else, we urge you to also help with this smart plan to get more tests, ventilators, and PPE. Everyone can do that plan right now, at home, in just 15 minutes.

If enough people help with the plan we can save lives. Take time out now and help get more desperately-needed supplies.

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Gabriela Saldivia promotes violence against political opponents (NPR, Will Connolly) - 03/16/19

Gabriela Saldivia of NPR blogs "Australian Lawmaker Is Egged After Comments Blaming New Zealand Attack On Immigration" (link): One day after the mass shooting that left 50 people dead at two mosques in New Zealand, a lawmaker in Australia who blamed the attack on Muslim immigration was struck on the head with an egg by a teenager.

Trump can't understand a very powerful immigration argument (related to an Australian refugee policy; Turnbull transcript) - 08/03/17

Australia has the fairly smart policy of not accepting refugees who arrive by boat [1]. Based on the leaked transcript of a call between Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Trump is incapable of wrapping his mind around that policy.